A quick note: You can register your children for Sunday School online now; go to this page for a form-fillable PDF, or you can print this form here… Read more “We look forward to welcoming you back to church on Sunday, September 8, at 10 am!”
School’s out, so the summer hours will be shifting! Our reduced summer schedule of Mondays & Tuesdays from 9-2 begins in July. The office will be closed… Read more “Summer Office Hours!”
Click here to learn more and order tickets! You can find out more information about this interfaith initiative of Refugee Immigration Ministry here.
It’s coming up, this Saturday from 9-1! We hope you’ll join us….
Please join us for a musical meditation on the Seven Last Words of Christ on Maundy Thursday evening, April 18 at 7 pm to be held at… Read more “Maundy Thursday Service Thursday, April 18, 7 pm at First Congregational Church of Melrose”
In the continuing spirit of the New Year, I offer here the recent words of our United Church of Christ President Rev. John Dorhauer as he seeks… Read more “10 “Resolutions””
Here’s a bit of important news that you may have missed. Our church no longer part of the Massachusetts Conference of the United Church of Christ. What,… Read more “A New Conference for a New Future”
On behalf of the entire staff at First Congregational Church, I wish you all a very Happy New Year filled with peace, justice, hope, and love. May… Read more “Happy New Year!”
When I recently came down with a bout of shingles, I felt I could shake it easily enough. Boy, was I wrong. Not only was this pretty… Read more “Abundant Love, Abundant Thanks”
What sits on top of your Christmas tree? There are really three traditional options here and each has deep scriptural and religious meaning. That said, times they… Read more “Tree Toppers”
Phillips Brooks grew up memorizing hymns. By the time he got to college, he had around 200 that he could recite on the spot. Phillips went into… Read more “Written in a Rush”
On the first weekend on November, the Massachusetts Conference of the United Church of Christ met as part of the forthcoming Southern New England Conference. More about… Read more “From Tomb to Womb”